New details of the proposal intensified pressure on Biden to take decisive action before DeJoy inflicts any more damage.
The plan has not yet been finalized, and it’s possible the Biden administration may not go forward with it at all.
The Bush-era mandate has been blamed for the mail agency’s financial woes.
The stresses of the pandemic and holiday season for these workers have thrown into relief the need to build union power.
DeJoy has wasted no time resuming sweeping operational changes that dramatically slowed mail delivery nationwide.
Some 300,000 ballots remain a matter of dispute, as does their potential impact on the presidential election.
The USPS did not fully comply with the federal judge’s order to sweep its facilities yesterday for any stray ballots.
The order came after the Postal Service reported delays in several battleground states.
The order’s a win for those concerned about election mail capacity, but many machines may not be able to be reassembled.
The Trump campaign and Republican National Committee failed to cite a single instance of fraud in the state.